August 14, 2011
Length: 28:06 (25.8 MB)
Jesus was apprehended as a rebel, yet it is we who rebel against His will. Like Judas, we can seem close to God, but be far from Him in our hearts. Yet, Jesus calls us friends and went to the cross in our place.
August 07, 2011
Length: 25:12 (23.1 MB)
The RI flag is a reminder of Hebrews 6:19: "We have this hope as an anchor for the soul..." Our hope is more than wishful thinking. It is confident expectation in the promise and oath of God. If you know God, you know the true hope.
July 31, 2011
Length: 57:29 (52.6 MB)
Santos (http://santosministries.org/) sings Christian Doo Wop and shares his joyful music and positive redemptive message.
July 24, 2011
Length: 29:56 (27.4 MB)
In the garden of Gethsemane, prayer came before action. Jesus prayed there before going to face His betrayer. Some trials and decisions must be faced alone, but in that loneliness, God is there. Pray persistently!
July 17, 2011
Length: 36:23 (33.3 MB)
We learn from Peter's denial of Christ that God restores, forgives and heals. Be careful to put no confidence in your own strength and look for opportunities to witness. Confess Jesus now!
July 10, 2011
Length: 39:57 (36.6 MB)
In contrast to Mary, who wanted to be as close to Jesus as possible, Judas, who was with Jesus often, was far from Him in his heart. While Mary's gift of adoration cost her a year's wages, Judas sold out Jesus for a third of that.
July 03, 2011
Length: 37:12 (34.1 MB)
Mary's gift of expensive perfume oil was extravagant by any measure and Jesus called it beautiful. How extravagant is our worship? Like Mary, we need to take time to sit at the feet of Jesus and offer all we have.
June 26, 2011
Length: 31:18 (28.7 MB)
Pastor Rich uses this passage as a prayer for our church that God would pour out His spirit upon us, a spirit of grace and supplication. It is only by His spirit that any good thing can happen.
June 19, 2011
Length: 37:50 (34.7 MB)
We will all be separated as either sheep or goats. There will be no middle ground. Which we are will be evident by how we live and will determine where we spend eternity. Jesus demands His sheep to be personally involved in helping others.
June 12, 2011
Length: 36:42 (33.6 MB)
Christians commonly question what God's will is for their lives. According to Romans 12:1 and 2, we must first consider what Christ has done for us, surrender our will to His, reject the wisdom of this world, and wash our minds anew in His word.